Board of Directors
In addition to serving on Acacia Communications' Board of Directors since 2013, Mr. Chung is a managing director and the chief executive officer of Summit Partners. Mr. Chung is currently a director of A10 Networks and MACOM Technology Solutions. Previously, Mr. Chung served as a director of various other entities, including Ubiquiti Networks. Mr. Chung holds an A.B. in economics from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
In addition to serving on Acacia Communications’ Board of Directors since 2019, Ms. Pang is the president, international and global accounts management of CenturyLink, Inc. Prior to that, Ms. Pang held executive level positions as the regional president, North America and Asia Pacific of Level 3 Communications, Inc. and as senior vice president, human resources of Global Crossing Limited prior to its acquisition by Level 3 Communications in 2011. Ms. Pang holds a B.A. in political science from Pennsylvania State University.
In addition to serving on Acacia Communications' Board of Directors since 2009, Mr. Reiss is a general partner of Matrix Partners. Prior to that, Mr. Reiss was an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Reiss holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Cornell University, M.S. degrees in electrical engineering and operations research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.
In addition to serving on Acacia Communications' Board of Directors since 2015, Mr. Ritchie is the senior vice president, chief financial officer and chief operating of Aerohive Networks. Prior to that, Mr. Ritchie held several executive positions, in each case most recently the position of chief financial officer, Telerik, Ubiquiti Networks, Electronics For Imaging and Splash Technology Holdings. Mr. Ritchie holds a B.S. in business administration from San Jose State University.
Raj is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Acacia Communications. Raj brings to Acacia more than 25 years experience in telecom and communications. Prior to joining Acacia, Raj was the vice president of business development in the optical networking division of Alcatel-Lucent USA. He also founded and served as the chief executive officer of Astral Point Communications, and held various senior executive level positions at PictureTel, Multilink and Motorola. Mr. Shanmugaraj holds an M.S. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Iowa and a B.E. in electronics and communications from the National Institute of Technology, Trichy in India.
Benny is one of the founders of Acacia Communications and also serves as its Chief Technology Officer. Benny brings to Acacia extensive expertise and experience in optical transmission and technologies. Prior to joining Acacia, Benny co-founded and served as the vice president of technology of Mintera. Prior to that, he held various engineering positions with Bell Laboratories, a research and scientific development company owned by Alcatel-Lucent USA. Benny has published more than 200 papers and conference contributions in letters, journals and conferences. Benny holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Denmark.